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Felony Murder

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Dean Abernathy, a young defense attorney, is assigned to defend a homeless man accused of the felony murder (a death occurring during the commission of a crime -- in this case, a mugging) of a popular New York City police commissioner. It seems the only defense is a plea bargain, for the evidence is overwhelming. But little by little strange anomalies in the prosecution's...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published September 15th 1996 by St. Martin's Press (first published September 1995)
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Slow set up, runs in place sometimes, and the girl he falls in love with is no prize. (He takes a ski trip that has nothing to do with anything!) There are also a few too convenient plot devices; ex, an unnecessary idiotic mistake by the bad guys just before the trial.

But if a story is only as good as its villain, this novel passes with flying colors. They;re scary; they hold many intimidation cards. They're also part good, though capable of murder; refreshing in itself. It takes an extremely...more
Jeremy Wood
wove a good tail, but it seemed to be missing something. i hoped the ending would capture that lost nugget, but it fell short. a decent read, but nothing to really immerse yourself in.
Candace Tally
First time I have read a book by Klempner, I would like to read more! Was a very good read!
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